Carrington Takes Pizza Corner Crown
(Jake McNeal/Times-Record) Nate Rodriguez pitched six innings on nine runs â€” only two of which were earned â€” on nine hits, four walks and nine strikeouts, and batted 2-for-3 with two runs in Sundayâ€™s 8-4 Pizza Corner Classic championship loss to Carrington.
Drew Oberlanderâ€™s third-inning single had Valley City Babe Ruth up 3-2 in Sundayâ€™s Pizza Corner Classic championship, but Carringtonâ€™s two-run single in the fourth sparked an 8-4 trophy triumph.
â€śWe didnâ€™t play our best baseball and, when youâ€™re playing a good team like Carrington, if you donâ€™t play well, you wonâ€™t beat a good team,â€ť Valley City head coach Lance Lukes said. â€śWe made too many mistakes
out there: fielding errors, throwing errors, pitching errors, and Carrington, being the good team they are, took advantage of them.â€ť
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